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Kyoto Nightlife and Local Bar Scene Tour - with unbiased reviews

Kyoto Nightlife and Local Bar Scene Tour

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Language barriers can make it tricky to discover the best local haunts in Kyoto, but on this tour, benefit from the insider knowledge of a guide. Explore multiple food and nightlife spots with someone to take care of the translating, and enjoy delicious tastings at each venue. Highlights include a sake bar, a traditional Machiya restaurant, and a Tachinomiya standing bar.
  • Try traditional snacks and drinks on this Kyoto nightlife tour
  • Get expert sake tasting tips from a certified sake master
  • Hassle-free tour with food and drink tastings included
  • A great way to find hidden spots that locals love
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Departure Point
Gion-Shijo Station, Kawabatacho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0076, Japan
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 3 appetizers and 3 main dishes
  • 3 drinks (Non-alcoholic beverages are available as well)
  • Dinner
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian options are available as well. Please let us know before-hands
  • Please note that your reservation with us may be canceled due to inclement weather conditions or heavy rain. If so, we will contact you at least one hour prior to your reservation via your original booking site
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • We will leave the meeting point after the 10 min tour intro
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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lstankonia wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions
We had a good time walking around Kyoto and experiencing some of the local restaurants. All the food was really tasty and it was nice to walk around and get the lay of the land. Would definitely recommend!
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Date of experience: December 2019
xeruba wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions
We had a fantastic evening! We were four people in total who booked, including us two. We had a lovely guide called Takuma who did an amazing job and was very informative and organised. We visited three places, the first a stand up bar where we were served several different
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Date of experience: November 2019
Richardo M wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions
Amazing tour.Okamura Wako our tour guide brought us to spots we would never normal go to and the food and drinks were amazing. Also the information she provided on the drinks and food was outstanding. Would definitely recomand this tour. A must do
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Date of experience: October 2019
Brandon Testa wrote a review Oct 2019
4 contributions
This was one of the highlights of our trip. Great tour guide with tons of local info. I suggest doing this tour when you first arrive so you can get your bearings and understand Kyoto nightlife. Our guide took us to several hidden local joints - including a stand up restaurant
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Date of experience: October 2019
Vbellefloyd wrote a review Jul 2019
6 contributions2 helpful votes
First off, Linh was absolutely spectacular! She was so friendly and personable. She was knowledgeable about all the establishments, food, and drinks. But beyond that she was open and kind. She made us feel as though we were spending the evening with a friend. The three places
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Date of experience: July 2019
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